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03:15 pm: tiny dog/tomato
My tiny dog has rediscovered that tomatoes on the vine are food. He figured this out once before, a couple of years ago, but I kept him away from the tomato plants for a while and he seemed to forget. This year I noticed a hole in a ripe tomato as if a bird had pecked it for a drink; later I found Newt eating that tomato, still on the vine, and now he'll go get himself one anytime I'm not looking. The big dog will finish a tomato that Newt has started, but won't pick them himself. I don't know whether he doesn't recognize them as food while they are on the vine, or he doesn't recognize them as food unless someone else is actually eating them. I suppose I have enough ripening tomatoes that I could experiment...

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Date:September 25th, 2015 01:07 am (UTC)
And here I thought tomato hornworms were bad...
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Date:September 28th, 2015 04:38 am (UTC)
He has worries, like you do when you are only a Very Small Animal, but on the whole I think he is very happy. Especially when eating. Or finding a spot under the covers. And his enjoyments make me happy, so it is a relationship of mutual benefits.
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